Broad River is a 850 MW natural gas-fired power generation facility located in Gaffney, South Carolina.
Broad River is a 850 MW dual-fuel, simple-cycle power generation facility located in Gaffney, South Carolina that is fully committed to Duke Energy Progress under two long-term tolling agreements.
Broad River utilizes 5 GE 7FA.03 gas turbine generators for the generation of electrical power. The units can be on the grid and supplying power within 15 minutes to help serve peak and emergency loads.
The plant utilizes Once Thru Steam Generators (OTSG) in the exhaust of the gas turbines to produce steam during summer peak months which is then sent back into the gas turbine for power augmentation. This results an additional 15-20 MW per unit of power during critical peak periods.